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Forum: Drums 05-22-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By Dirtysticks
Black Beauty Head Selection?

I joined the Ludwig Black Beauty brigade yesterday with a new 6.5x14 Black Beauty. It was truly unbelievable how I got it but what heads are you guys running. I immediately took off that poo poo...
Forum: Drums 05-20-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 747
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: DW drums being "Overpriced"

What I've noticed is that some people just dislike them and that they will grab hold of anything (valid or not) that supports their dislike for the company. They are competitively priced with many...
Forum: Drums 05-20-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: NDD Take 2 Yamaha Again.... YD9000 this time.

Gorgeous kit. I have a Yamaha 8000 series (Just below the 9000 series) in the same white color on layaway at Guitar Center and it too is gorgeous. I can't wait to get it home.
Forum: Drums 05-20-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 747
Posted By Dirtysticks
DW drums being "Overpriced"

Why do people seem to think that DW drums are way more expensive than other high end brands and are "overpriced?" DW Collectors kits seem to be priced on par with Pearl Reference, Sonor Vintage...
Forum: Drums 02-05-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,443
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: Best snares on the market

DW Edge
Premier Signia Seamless Brass
Legend Bronze
DW Cherry
Sonor Ferro Manganese
Forum: Drums 02-05-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: My $100 drum set

I used to have a set of PDP FS drums with a brown lacquer fade that sounded great. It had a 12 up with a 16 down and a 22 virgin kick. I got it for super cheap and should have kept that kit.
Forum: Drums 02-05-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,007
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: My "new to me" DW Collectors

A few years ago, I bought a set exactly like that in Houston at Guitar Center for about $1100. I loved the sound of the kit and the contrast between the 10" and 16" was great in my opinion. I still...
Forum: Drums 02-05-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 705
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: Pork Pie 14x6.5, Black over brass? Anybody?

I used to have one at a studio that I play for and it sounded so good on record. It had more than enough of the sound and mojo of a Black Beauty that we didn't see the need to "upgrade" to one. This...
Forum: Drums 02-05-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: 14x4?

My Legend Phosphor Bronze 4x14 snare is so versatile. It can cover low and gritty all the way up to high and cracky with choking. It is super sensitive too. I love playing that snare as my main.
Forum: Drums 10-05-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,259
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: Mapex Hammered Phosphor Bronze Snare?

I have the 5.5x13 and the 5.5x14 non hammered versions and they sound amazing! I also have found a 6.5x14 no hammered version that I am thinking of adding to the collection as well!
Forum: Drums 10-05-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: Rock snare under $200

The Musashi oak can tune to play any genre! It is an amazing snare in my book! I love mine to death... I tune the bottom pretty tight and midrange on the top and it sounds superb! I've used it for...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By Dirtysticks
Drummer's type of fun!

Tonight, on a Friday I night I stayed in and did some snare maintenance. I have a DW Acoustic EQ that I have been wanting to add wood hoops to. When I bought the wood hoops a while back, the DW...
Forum: Drums 09-05-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,943
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: Metal snare drums

Wow, this seems like ages ago.. metal snares have taken over my snare arsenal!!
2 seamless steel snares
1 copper snare
2 brass snares
3 bronze snares (with 1 on layaway)
2 Edge snares (part...
Forum: Drums 08-29-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: The constantly changing drum room

Nice drums! I like the sound of those Ref Pures as well!
Forum: Drums 08-26-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,116
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: Naked shell porn - Old school finishing.

Those shells are gorgeous!!!
Forum: Drums 08-26-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,585
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: worth it?

I disagree that mix shells inhibit the resonance of a tom. Tama has the B/B, birch/basswood. Mapex has the maple/walnut, birch/walnut, maple/birch. DW has the maple/mahogany, maple/poplar, maple/gum...
Forum: Drums 08-05-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,936
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: Tama Starclassics!

I agree... I love the Birch Starclassics the best out of all of them, including the B/B, the Bubinga and the maple... My 2006 Made in Japan Birch Starclassic is the best in my opinion. They have all...
Forum: Drums 05-02-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: Craviotto 6.5x14 solid (Found at Pawn Shop)

I'm now pretty sure that it is cherry. It looks just like a snare that I saw on Hazelshould.com (link below).

http://www.hazelshould.com/museum/craviotto-solid-cherry-65x14-snare-drum/3620
Forum: Drums 05-01-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By Dirtysticks
Craviotto 6.5x14 solid (Found at Pawn Shop)

I took a trip to a Pawn shop yesterday and lookie-here what I found!!!
http://i1161.photobucket.com/albums/q513/Dirtysticks/Mobile%20Uploads/20140430_124023_zpshi35wptj.jpg...
Forum: Drums 04-10-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: Versatile DW Snare

My DW R30 Starman Edge sounds simply amazing and I've used it for rock, funk, jazz, hip-hop, fusion, and anything else! I just make sure not to lay into it when I play softer music or jazz and it's...
Forum: Drums 04-08-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By Dirtysticks
Legend Bronze Snare... what's the scoop?

There isn't much info about these drums online as far as specs and whatnot, so I want to know if any of you guys know anything about this discontinued line of drums. From what I've found, they were a...
Forum: Drums 04-07-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: Pork Pie 7x13 Cherry/Bubinga Snare Drum

I have the 7x14 with added wood hoops and it sounds amazing! It has a wide versatile tuning range and has great projection. Amazing wood snare drum!
Forum: Drums 02-11-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,114
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: How many drum kits have you owned?

1. Tama Swingstar from early eighties 5pc
2 Pearl Prestige Session Select 6pc (Still own)
3. PDP FX Series Birch 4pc
4. Tama Imperialstar from mid eighties 5pc
5. Yamaha Stage Custom 5pc
6. Tama...
Forum: Drums 02-10-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,014
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: How do you characterize the sound of steel?

Yeah, I love this snare to death and I'd love to ad a 5x14 to my snare arsenal too. When it comes to steel, there's nothing like it. Cutting, powerful, versatile, sensitive, phat, etc. I saw some of...
Forum: Drums 02-07-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,427
Posted By Dirtysticks
Re: Finally bought a kit after insane debating....

I want to add another set to my arsenal and it is down between a DW Collectors, a Gretsch Renown and a Tama Starclassic B/B. We have a Tama Starclassic B/ B at the studio that I play for and it's a...
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